This is a promo publication issued in wraps, includes photos on nearly every page and lovely colorful artistic renderings, unpaginated but I could about 40 printed pages of interest, measures approximately 8 1/2" x 11". The binding is secured in four locations at the spine, all pages still held fast. The wraps and contents are slightly age toned glassine stock with a Young's Travel Service, 23 Pearl St.
Stamp to the front and rear. There is minor flaring of the corner points but no frank creases and no other identifying marks or tears on either the exterior or interior; in really quite remarkable condition for a publication of this circa.
This promo publication was issued to compliment Matson's four deluxe passenger ships that were commissioned into the Pacific tourist transportation trade in the 1920s and 1930s. Matson ships have been sailing in and out of the Golden Gate Across the Pacific for nearly sixty years.
They have played a Dominant role in changes and progress on the world's largest Ocean which have profoundly altered the course of its history. In Matson annals, therefore, is one of America's finest trade- Tions of the sea§a heritage that has come to full flower on The Matson ships of today, setting standards both for them And their operation which only a proud tradition can inspire. Words fail, nor are they needed to give it adequate expression. It is implicit in every pillar and painting of their spacious interiors. It speaks to you in every comfort and grace of modern sea-travel luxury.And it is indelibly recorded in your own Contentment and approval, as one golden day follows another on your Matson voyage through the storied South Seas. Matson Cruise Ships: the S. MATSONIA represent a means of transportation long past. Few people remain today that experienced making a Matson crossing during this era but of those that had the privilege fond memories last a lifetime. Currently, this Matson promo booklet is a rare item and would make a special addition to a Pacific Island collection.
Our shop exclusively addresses the Isles of Oceania, featuring a wide selection of vintage and collectable Island books and printed art that do not appear among auctions listings or searches. Mahalo for being our guest, we look forward to serving you. The design & text portion of this listing is the I. The item "MATSON LINE to HawaiiNew ZealandSamoa/FijiAustralia 1930s or 40s Promo Pub" is in sale since Thursday, August 18, 2016. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "mandarinbookshawaii" and is located in Hilo, Hawaii. This item can be shipped worldwide.